AIA Tower

The AIA Tower (Chinese: 友邦廣場) is a skyscraper located in the North Point area of Hong Kong near Fortress Hill station. It was named after American International Assurance, a former member of American International Group, which occupies 12 floors of the building.

AIA Tower
友邦廣場
AIA Tower.jpg
View of AIA Tower from Victoria Harbour
General information
StatusComplete
LocationNo. 183 Electric Road, Fortress Hill, North Point, Hong Kong
Coordinates22°17′20″N 114°11′32″E / 22.2887751°N 114.1922379°E / 22.2887751; 114.1922379Coordinates: 22°17′20″N 114°11′32″E / 22.2887751°N 114.1922379°E / 22.2887751; 114.1922379
Completed1999; 22 years ago (1999)
Opening1999; 22 years ago (1999)
Height
Roof180 m (590 ft)
Technical details
Floor count44
Floor area700,000 sq. ft.[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectP & T Architects & Engineers Ltd.
Andrew Lee King Fun & Associates
RAD/Aaron Tan Hee Hung
DeveloperHenderson Land Development
Main contractorHang Tat Construction
References
[2][3][4]
Office lobby before renovation in 2016

OverviewEdit

LocationEdit

AIA Tower is located at No. 183 Electric Road, at the corner with Oil Street, in the Fortress Hill area of North Point, in the Eastern District of Hong Kong. It stands across Oil Street from the former clubhouse of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

FeaturesEdit

The tower rises 44 floors and 180 metres (591 ft) in height,[3] and stands as the 99th-tallest building in Hong Kong. The building was completed in 1999.[2] It was designed by P & T Architects & Engineers Ltd. and Andrew Lee King Fun & Associates, and was developed by Henderson Land Development.[3] The AIA Tower is composed entirely of commercial office space,[2] and is an example of modern architecture.[2] The tower has an in-house swimming pool and fitness centre.

TenantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Henderson Land Development website Archived April 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b c d "AIA Tower". SkyscraperPage.
  3. ^ a b c "AIA Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-07-15.
  4. ^ Global Tall Building Database of the CTBUH
  5. ^ AIA Hong Kong: Customer Service Centre Archived April 30, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Locations - HKU SPACE : Learning Centres". hkuspace.hku.hk. Retrieved 2016-11-04.
  7. ^ Abbott Hong Kong Archived March 1, 2012, at the Wayback Machine

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